Journal of Applied Bioanalysis will be publishing a specially focused issue dedicated to Omics and Multi-omics analysis for biomedical applications. The Journal of Applied Bioanalysis invites the submission of abstracts on topics related to the special issue topic. A regular issue of the Journal of Applied Bioanalysis will publish not selected papers for this special issue.

Special issue editor

Mohammad Sharif Khan Ph.D.
Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.

Aim and Scope

Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics have been a key player in biomedical applications for the last 30 years. During the last 10 years, the combination of these techniques or termed “multi-omics” is getting more popular. One of the major benefits of the multi-omics approach is, that it considers the whole biological system as a single source of information and obtains data-rich information from different Omics platforms. Thus, it helps to obtain knowledge that is more elaborated and comprehensive in comparison to a single omics platform.

This special issue invites both research and review papers in the field of Omics and Multi-Omics for biomedical applications. Papers devoted to biomarker discovery, treatment response, untargeted omics analysis of a biological sample are highly encouraged. The special issue will also cover reports of studies conducted by Omics-platforms for biomedical problem-solving e.g. infectious disease, cancer research, metabolic disease, and drug development studies. Moreover, studies describing data processing and chemometrics challenges with relevance on Multi-Omics will also be included in this special issue. All submitted manuscripts will undergo a double-blind peer-review and the decision will be provided within a few weeks after submission.  

Keywords: multi-omics; small molecules; infectious disease, untargeted analysis; chemometrics;

We welcome the submission of manuscripts for this special issue on following topics (but not limited to):

  • Multi-omics approach for biological sample analysis
  • Biomarker discovery, new drug development or baseline small molecules of the biological system
  • Metabolomics, proteomics study with an emphasis on the biological sample
  • Genomics and transcriptomics studies with the whole system e.g. blood, urine.
  • Chemometrics studied on the data analysis challenge of multi-omics approaches

Manuscripts submitted, however not accepted for publication in this specially focused issue, but meeting all required publication standards of the Journal of Applied Bioanalysis, will be published in a regular journal issue. 

Authors can download guidelines downloaded here. To submit your manuscript, click this link

The timeline for this special focused issue is as follows:

  • Manuscript submission deadline: 31 March 2020 (Extended deadline!)
  • Peer Review Due: April 2020
  • Revision Due: May 2020
  • Announcement of acceptance by the Issue Editor: May 2020
  • Final manuscripts due: June 2020
  • Published in: June 2020

Open Access Manuscript Fees

All content of the Journal of Applied Bioanalysis is free accessible (open access). There are Article Processing Charges (APC) for this special focused issue of € 359

Manuscript submission

Submit first-draft manuscripts via the Manuscript Manager submission and tracking website. Submit your manuscript here

More information

Dr. Roland J.W. MeestersEditor-in-Chief Journal of Applied Bioanalysiseditor.jab@betasciencepress.com

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